Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Boozy Trouble Makers Could Get Fined

news_beer.jpg
Submit this page to redditDelicious

7:02am 2nd August 2014

Boozy trouble makers in Cornwall could face being told to cough up for being locked up.

Officials are considering charging yobs for the time they spend in police cells.

Twelve hours in custody costs almost £250 and takes officers off the street.

Now the Southwest's Police and Crime Commissioner says that money should be spent keeping people safe.

Tony Hogg thinks it is one possibility, he said: "Over indulgence in alcohol is putting a huge demand on families, on children, on policing, on the health service and we aim to move forward together with the community in putting some limits on the damage there.

"We can't afford the accesses, we can't afford them in the damage alcohol is doing on the violence agenda, to children eventually, on domestic violence, sexual violence, and then there is the excessive demand on our policing."

7:02am 2nd August 2014

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious
Suggested articles
floating classroom Helford River Children's Sailing Trust

How Cornwall could get a 'floating classroom'

A charity is urging people to vote - to secure funding

recycling

Cornwall could get rubbish collections once a fortnight

Consultation on council tax hike also agreed

Most read
a38 crash

At least two people seriously injured in A38 crash

It scrambled police, fire crews and air ambulance

Top articles

Motorbike catches fire after crash on old A30

Cornwall News: Officials say it collided with a van at Connor Downs

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

The Budget: Under 30s to benefit from new 'millennial' railcards

National News: A new "millennial" railcard that could save 26 to 30-year-old passengers hundreds of pounds a year is expected to be confirmed in tomorrow's Budget.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

Veteran US news anchor Charlie Rose suspended after sexual harassment claims

Showbiz News: US news presenter Charlie Rose has been suspended by the CBS network after eight women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Veteran US news anchor Charlie Rose suspended after sexual harassment claims

World News: US news presenter Charlie Rose has been suspended by the CBS network after eight women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Eddie Jones could call on Chris Robshaw to replace Sam Underhill for Samoa Test

Sports News: Chris Robshaw could make his first start at openside under Eddie Jones after Sam Underhill was ruled out of England's Test against Samoa on Saturday, <em>live on Sky Sports Main Event</em>.

West Ham fans warned not to ring 999 as Watford defeat prompts emergency call

Strange News: West Ham fans have been warned by police not to call 999 over their team's poor performance.

Newer article

Domestic Violence Numbers Rise

Cornwall News: More than one and a half thousand people were convicted in Cornwall and Devon last year.

Older article

Calls For Better Autism Treatment In Cornwall

Cornwall News: A Cornish teenager has spent two years in Birmingham as we don't have the right facilities.

Pirate Extra Pirate 70s Escape LoveCornwall